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High school seniors visit campus for Presidential Scholarship competition

Posted on January 12, 2015 by

Erskine College welcomed some 90 outstanding high school seniors to the campus Saturday for the first round of this year’s Presidential Scholarship competition. The Presidential Scholarship is named in honor of the 16 presidents who have served Erskine College since the school’s founding in 1839. The scholarship covers tuition, room, board, and fees, minus any state, […]

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Maestro in the making: senior Edison Kang

Posted on November 21, 2014 by

Senior music major Edison Kang of Whitestone, N.Y., will demonstrate his skills this weekend, first on Friday evening as student conductor for a portion of the Sinfonia and Jazz Band Fall Concert and again on Sunday afternoon as conductor of a recital of choral works he has selected and prepared. Kang has loved music since […]

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Annual Hymn Sing pairs rich texts with new tunes

Posted on November 11, 2014 by

Students, alumni, faculty, staff, and visitors from around the Carolinas attended the 7th Annual Hymn Sing Nov. 2. Hosted by Reformed University Fellowship at Erskine, the hymn sing featured Jeremy Cassella and Jason Feller of Indelible Grace, a group of artists which has led a movement to compose new melodies for historic hymns. The early evening event took place […]

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Erskine Players present Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ Nov. 6-8

Posted on November 4, 2014 by

The Erskine Players, directed by Jeramy Oropeza ’08, will stage Neil Simon’s comedy Fools Thursday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and again Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. All performances are in Lesesne Auditorium, and admission is free. Cast members include Andrew Hemphill as Leon Steponovich Tolchinsky; Amy Faulkner as Sophia […]

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Chamber Singers head to High Museum

Posted on October 27, 2014 by

The Erskine Chamber Singers will perform at the High Museum in Atlanta Friday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. as part of “Make a Joyful Noise”: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral, an exhibit that will include three marble panels created by sculptor Luca della Robbia (1400-1482) for the cantoria, or singing gallery, of the cathedral. The […]

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Trustees approve revised plan, reaffirm alumni seat on board

Posted on October 24, 2014 by

Erskine trustees approved a revised two-year plan to address financial concerns at their meetings Thursday and Friday, Oct. 16 and 17, which coincided with celebrations of Erskine’s 175th anniversary. The board had passed a three-year financial plan in August. That plan was then revised based on the recommendation of a committee from SACSCOC, the school’s […]

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Warfield Lectures now online

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

The Third Annual B.B. Warfield Lectures, presented Oct. 22 by Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., were well attended and well received, according to Vice President and Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Chris Wisdom. They are now available online. The lectures, named in memory of theologian Benjamin Breckenridge Warfield (1851-1921) were delivered […]

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Erskine’s 175th birthday party draws a crowd to Due West

Posted on October 22, 2014 by

Alumni, students, families, and friends came together “Under the Towers” of the Erskine Building Saturday, Oct. 18 for Erskine’s 175th anniversary celebration, with food, music, and fun beginning at noon and continuing into the evening. “Erskinefest” included traditional Homecoming and Family Day activities, special displays in Reid Hall by Archivist Edith Brawley ’58, and a […]

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Film celebrating Erskine’s 175th anniversary premieres Oct. 17

Posted on October 8, 2014 by

The first public screening of “Due West of Ordinary: 175 Years of Erskine College,” a documentary film by Erskine College alumnus Will Frampton, is set for Friday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall at Erskine College. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve a seat online. Two other showings of the film […]

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